Police respond to ‘situation’ on Sabattus St. in Lewiston – US 247 News


LEWISTON, Maine — Update: Law enforcement officials began to clear the scene around 10:30 Saturday night. Maine State Police awning NEWS CENTER Maine that this incident was a standoff. More details are expected to be released Sunday. Sabattus Street has since been reopened.

Story: Multiple police agencies respond to a “situation” on Sabattus Street in Lewiston Saturday night.

According to a Facebook post by Lewiston Police, Sabattus St. traffic is being detoured onto Chadbourne Rd./Old Chadbourne Rd.

Lieutenant Derrick St. Laurent confirmed Lewiston PD is currently working on a death investigation with Maine State Police. It is unclear as of Saturday night if the two incidents are related.

Maine State Police confirmed that a tactical team and crisis negotiation team is at the scene on Sabattus Street.